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Yale University

Educational Resources

Libraries

Over 40 libraries - Sterling Memorial Library, Cross Campus Library, Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Seeley G. Mudd Library, Kline Science Library, plus departmental and professional school libraries, as well as libraries in each of the 12 residential colleges.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 12,025,695 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 76,022 current serial subscriptions.
  • 10,000,000 microforms.
  • 248,680 Audio/Visual items.

Museums & Art

Yale University Art Gallery, Yale Center for British Art, Collection of Musical Instruments, Eli Whitney Museum, Knights of Columbus Headquarters Museum and Archive, New Haven Colony Historical Society, Pardee-Morris House, Peabody Museum of Natural History, Shoreline Trolly Museum.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 400 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 800 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 150 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 200 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 200 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 8,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 88% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • In total, there are 21 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 90% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 500 organizations on campus.
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Church of Christ in Yale (non-denominational); Episcopal Church at Yale; University Lutheran Ministry at Yale; First Presbyterian Church; Trinity Baptist Church; Black Church at Yale; New Haven Friends Meeting (Quakers); Christian Science Organization at Yale University; First and Summerfield United Methodist Church; Saint Thomas Moor Catholic Chapel and Center; Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church (Dominican Friars); Orthodox Christian Fellowship at Yale; Campus Crusade for Christ (Yale Students for Christ); InterVarsity Christian Fellowship; Yale Christian Fellowship; IVCF Graduate Ministry; International Students, USA (ISUSA/ICY); Athletes in Action, Reformed University Fellowship (Reformed Christian Fellowship); Living Water (co-ed Christian a capella singing group); Midnight Prayer Group; Yale Gospel Choir; Baha'i Association at Yale; Indigo Blue: a center for Buddhist life at Yale; Lotus: the University Buddhist Sangha; Yale Vedanta Society; Yale Hindu Council; Yale Hillel; Orthodox Jews at Yale; Muslim Students Association; The Unitarian Society of New Haven; Multifaith Council; Pagan Students at Yale; Latter-Day Saint Student Association.
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African American Cultural Center, African Students Association, The Yale Accords: An Undergraduate Model Middle Eastern Peace Conference, Amnesty International, Anime Society, Arabic Club, Art Night, Asian American Cultural Center, Asian American Students Alliance, Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Association of Chinese Students and Scholars, Association of Canadian Students, Association of Native American Students, Athanasia, Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Yale College, Berkeley Solenoid Society, Black Pride Union, Black Student Alliance at Yale, Carribean Club, Chiapas Action Center, Chinese American Students Association, Chinese Calligraphy Association, Chinese Cultural Dance Troupe, Chinese Language Table, Chinese Undergraduate Students at Yale, Clube Brasil-Portugal, Despierta Boricua, East Coast Chicana/o Student Forum, Ethnic Community Relations Council, Friends of Israel, Friends of Turkey, German Club of Yale, Hip-Hop Club, Suporting Hip-Hop Culture, Hong Kong Club, International Conflict Research Group at Yale, International Relations Association, Inc. , International Students Organization, Italian-American Heritage Society, Japan Association, Kasama: Filipino Students at Yale, Khmer Intellectual Student Society, Korean American Students of Yale College, Korean Studies Task Force, Latin American Student Organization, La Casa Cultural (Latino Cultural Center), Latino Speaker Forum, Latino Youth Enrichment Team, Yale Mexican Student Association, Malaysian and Singaporean Association, Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano De Aztlan, Na Keiki Kealoha (Hawaii Club), Native American Cultural Center, Nordic Society at Yale, Polish Society of Yale, The Psumondylists, Saybrook Stained Glass Studio, South Asian Society, Student Association of Thais at Yale College, Taiwanese-American Society, Yale Taiwan Students Association, Yale College Taiwanese Club, The Texas Club, Yale-New Asia College Student Alliance, Yale Undergraduate Association for Cultural Diversification, The Ukranian Students' Club, Vietnamese Student Association (ViSA)
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) DANCE: Alliance for Dance, Bhangra Society, A Different Drum, Taps, Hui Hula o'Eluamahinapiha, Limitless Productions, Phoenix Dance Troupe, Rhythmic Blue, Sextet Inc, SoulStyle, Step!, Yaledancers. DISCUSSION: Aquarium Club, Ayn Rand Society, Bioethics Society, Business Forum, Friday Lunch Club, Humanists and Secularists, Objectivist Study Group, Philosophy Society, PRISM, Society of Spinoza, Student Investment Group. DRAMA: Children's Theater, Chrono, Drama Coalition, Dramatic Association, Exit Players, Exodus, The Fifth Humour, Hekah, Just Add Water, Outdorr Dramatic Association, Purple Crayon, Shakespeare Society, Triple Threat, Viola Question. FILM: Film Society, International Film Society, University Pictures, Wu Xia Film Society. FRATERNITIES: Beta Theta Pi, La Unidad Latina (Lamba Upsilon Lambda), Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Chi. GAMES: Anti-Gravity Society, Chess Club, Freestyle Dueling Association, NEXUS, Student Academic Competitions. HEALTH AND COUNSELING: Community Health Educators, Consent, Eating Concerns Hotline & Outreach, Geriatric Assesment Program, HOPES, Pre-Medical Society, Safety Net, Walden Perr Counseling, Yoga & Meditation. MATH AND SCIENCE: DEMOS, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, National Society of Black Engineers, SMArT, Team Lux, Women in Science. MUSIC: 18 Acapella Singing Groups, Berkeley College Orchestra, Gilbert and Sullivan Society, Guild of Carillonneurs, Opera Company, Performing Musician's Cooperative, Society Electronica, Turn It Up, Unity Korean Cultural Music Troupe, Y-Bomb, Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, Precision Marching Band, Camerata, Yale Collegium Musicum, Glee Club, Russian Chorus, Yale Symphony Orchestra. OUTING: Burger Club, Freshmen Outdoor Orientation Trips (FOOT), Yale Outdoors. POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT: American Civil Liberties Union, CHOY International Relations Council, College Council, College Democrats, Committee for Freedom, Conservative Forum, Conservative Party, Freshmen Class Council, Independent Party, Ivy Leaders, Liberal Party, Military Organization, Model Congress Association, Party of the Right, Political Union, Progressive Party, Student Union, Students Against Marginal Costs, Tory Party. SOCIAL AND PUBLIC CONCERNS: Adolescent Mentoring Program, Adopt-A-Grandparent, Alpha Achievement Program, Celebrating Coeducation, Charity Services, Citizens for Gun Control, Committee Against Sexual Assault, Consulting Group, Dan Tian Martial Arts Club, Dwight Hall: Center for Public Service, East Coast Asian Students Union, Emergency Medical Service Information Club, ENERGY, Flying Festoon: Teaching Creative Writing to Kids, FOCUS on New Haven, Food from the Earth, Good Brothers, Green Corps, Habitat for Humanity, Hunger and Homelessness Action Project, Internet Law Society, Juvenile Justice League, Mentoring Program, Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgendered Co-op, Make Your Mark, Medical and Legal Minority Initiative, Peace by PEACE, Pro-Life League, Queer/Straight Alliance, Social Justice Network, Splatter!, Students Against Sweatshops, Student Coalition for Diversity, Student Environmental Coalition, Student Health Outreach Project, Student Legal Action Movement, Students Against Gun Violence, Students for Corporate Responsibility, Undergraduate Students for Life, United Farm Workers, Women and Youth in Support of Each Other, Yale Women's Center. SOCIETIES: Alpha Phi Omega, Anthropology Society, AVES, Bull and Bottle Society, Entrepreneurial Society, Epicurean Society, PAALS. SORORITIES: Delta Sigma Theta, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Lambda Psi Delta, Sigma Lambda Upsilon, Undergraduate Panhellenic Association.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Yale Daily News; The Yale Herald; The Yale Scientific Magazine; The Yale Free Press; The Yale Literary Magazine; The Yale Political Quarterly; The Yale Anglers' Journal; The Yale Chinese American Journal; New Journal at Yale; Yale Record; Rumpus Magazine; TYPE; Banner Publications; Campus Publications; Yale Journal of Ethics; Yale Journal of International Law; Yale Law Journal; Light and Truth; Personal Home Pages; The Yale Review of Books; Splatter! Magazine; Yale Journal of International Affairs; Yale Journal of Sociology.

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Bradley International Airport (Hartford, CT) (52), John F. Kennedy International Airport (NYC, NY) (
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): New Haven, CT (1)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): New Haven, CT (1)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 5% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 56% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,650
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

    ROTC

    • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of Connecticut)
    • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of Connecticut)

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